CARFMS 2018: Dialogue Beyond Borders
Nov01

CARFMS 2018: Dialogue Beyond Borders

Carleton University, May 22-May 25, 2018 Refugee and Forced Migration Studies has strived to foster both disciplinary and multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and co-disciplinary forms of research. It has also been a field that has sought, in various ways, to engage with elements of policy and practice relating to displacement. It also strives to engage with, and often directly involve, the perspectives and experience of individuals...

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Call for Papers: Workshop: ‘Terrorism and Asylum’
Oct26

Call for Papers: Workshop: ‘Terrorism and Asylum’

Workshop: ‘Terrorism and Asylum’ Refugee Law Initiative, University of London Friday 8 December 2017 Fears that refugee flows may facilitate the entry of terrorist elements are amply demonstrated by State responses to the refugee crises in Syria and Iraq. Such concerns about the prevalence of terrorism in today’s world have direct consequences for the legal protection of refugees and asylum-seekers. This one-day workshop convened by...

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2018 Student Essay Contest
Oct26

2018 Student Essay Contest

The Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) seeks to foster an independent community of scholars dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of Canadian refugee and forced migration research. The Association aims to engage students as active members of the Canadian refugee and forced migration research community, and invites students to participate in the sixth annual CARFMS Student Essay Contest....

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Save the date: CARFMS18
Sep26

Save the date: CARFMS18

Our next conference will be held at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, from May 21-25, 2018. The call for papers is forthcoming. Check back the website regularly for more information.

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CARFMS17 Program
May08

CARFMS17 Program

CARFMS Program (PDF)

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CARFMS17 Special Events
Apr04

CARFMS17 Special Events

Film Chasing Asylum A Q&A with Director Eva Orner to follow 17 May 4:30 – 6:30pm David Lam Auditorium University of Victoria Chasing Asylum exposes the real impact of Australia’s offshore detention policies and explores how ‘The Lucky Country’ became a country where leaders choose detention over compassion and governments deprive the desperate of their basic human rights. The film features...

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